Animal Crossing: New Horizons sold five million copies digitally in March 2020, most for any console game ever in a single month
A new report from SuperData reveals that Animal Crossing: New Horizons sold five million digital copies worldwide in March. With that success, the Switch title broke the console record for monthly digital game sales. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII previously held that record.
SuperData further reports that Animal Crossing: New Horizons “also roughly matched the first-month digital sales of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Pokemon Sword and Shield put together.”
Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been in high demand with more people staying in home due to the coronavirus. It also helps that the franchise has proven successful in the past.